Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08132 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Paeonia brownii Douglas ex Hook.
Common name   Brown's peony
J. Dixon   802  
Coll. Date 22 May 1997 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Goose Creek Mts, Big Canyon, NW of Etna, next to 4-wheel drive road at base of small hollow with 3 springs.
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 41° 47'  33" N, 113° 59'  43" W
Township Range T12N, R19W, Sec. 2 SW 1/4 of SW 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Paeonia brownii Dougl. ex Hook.

Common Name(s): brown peony, Brown's peony.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18795, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Dilleniales
                                Family: Paeoniaceae
                                    Genus: Paeonia
                                        Species: Paeonia brownii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08132s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08469s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Judd Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2588 ft. NW 7714  Judd Mountain 
Beatty Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1 mi. E 6710  Dry Canyon Mountain 
Beatty Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. E 6979  Dry Canyon Mountain 
Deans Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6785  Judd Mountain 
Dry Canyon Basin (Basin) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. E 6719  Dry Canyon Mountain 
Dry Canyon Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. E 7428  Dry Canyon Mountain 
Big Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Dry Canyon Mountain 
Cold Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 3.2 mi. SW 6395  Judd Mountain 
Rock Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 3.9 mi. SW 6401  Judd Mountain 
Meadow Creek Butte (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 4.8 mi. N 7041  Dry Canyon Mountain 
Kimber Ranch Burial (Cemetery) Box Elder County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 5896  Grouse Creek 
Etna Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 5.5 mi. S 5476  Grouse Creek 
Burnt Reservoir (Reservoir) Elko County, NV 4.6 mi. NW 5640  Judd Mountain 
Deans Pass Reservoir (Reservoir) Elko County, NV 5.4 mi. N 5545  Judd Mountain 
White Rock Mountain (Summit) Elko County, NV 5.1 mi. SW 7484  Death Creek Reservoir 
Annaville Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Elko County, NV 5.6 mi. N 5535  Judd Mountain 
Buckskin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 5620  Grouse Creek 


Taxon Links for species Paeonia brownii  Douglas ex Hook.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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